Cortland Weather Outlook: Wednesday, October 7

A rainy day on Main Street in Cortland. (Cortland Voice file photo)

Your Cortland County weather forecast for Wednesday, October 7, 2020:

A cold front will drop southeast through the region today with a couple chances for rain.

Widespread showers will be possible throughout the morning out ahead of the front. The rain should mostly be light and may start and stop a few times.

A break in the rain will occur during the midday and early afternoon hours. Some breaks of sun will be possible during this time.

By the mid afternoon, scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will pop up and form a broken line. Lightning may be hard to come by, but brief heavier downpours and gusty winds are possible.

Even outside of the showers, it will be plenty windy. Wind speeds will build from the south during the morning but will peak during the latter half of the afternoon from the northwest at 15-20 mph. Top gusts could reach or exceed 45 mph during this time.

Temperatures will be in the low and mid 50s during rainy periods this morning and this afternoon, but in the upper 50s when it is not raining.

Skies will be cloudy tonight and winds will be blustery, keeping temperatures in the 40s.

Here is a look at the weather for the next several days:

Thursday: Breezy and mostly cloudy with a few morning showers. Some late sun. Morning lows in the low 40s. Afternoon highs in the low 50s.

Friday: Sunny with a few clouds. Morning lows near 40. Afternoon highs in the low 60s.

Saturday: A mix of sun and clouds. Maybe a late shower. Morning lows in the upper 40s. Afternoon highs in the mid 70s.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Morning lows in the low 40s. Afternoon highs in the upper 50s.